Originally Posted by rambo47
I'm a huge iPad fan myself, but I had no idea there were such powerful security solutions available for corporate users. My buddy at ThomsonReuters was just issued an iPad and they are moving toward large-scale adoption for not only their sales force but also for HR, Tech Support, and most other divisions. And ThomsonReuters is all BlackBerry for personal communications.
WE just have to keep an open mind to see what other options are out there.
The fact that they'll require Mac's to produce for them increases Apple's marketshare - for ALL developers and corporations (this is why I see the sales numbers last quarter for Mac lineup being skewed for the past few years (this year MBP lineup is incredible).
That said they can develop applications in-house, see how they work just prior to deployment VERY quickly - say a team of 4 can do just about any application (non-gaming app) in a week.